Colombia downs Poland; England routs Panama; Japan and Senegal share top spot

Mars Alison 06/25/2018

  Colombia is staying alive in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia with a 3-0 outclassing of Poland while Japan and Senegal share the top spot in Group H after drawing their match. Earlier, England marched into…

Palace creates province group to deal with fake news

Doris Mae C. Mondragon 06/24/2018

A group that will supposedly suppress fake news had been launched by the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) in Bohol province last Friday, June 22. The Provincial Communications Officers Network (PCONet) will have direct access to the…

No design changes in new Capitol building

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 06/06/2018

THERE will be no changes in the design of the proposed 20-storey building of the Capitol. Oscar Pineda Jr., Capitol’s focal person on the resource building, said this on Wednesday after the National Historical Commission of the…

Prayer against fake news

Pope Francis 05/13/2018

Lord, make us instruments of your peace. Help us to recognize the evil latent in a communication that does not build communion. Help us to remove the venom from our judgements. Help us to speak about others…

Sack Mocha for spreading fake news, youth leaders ask Ombudsman

Inquirer.net 04/02/2018

Youth and student leaders filed on Monday an administrative complaint against Presidential Communications Assistant Secretary Esther Margaux “Mocha” Uson for allegedly using her position to proliferate “fake news” and silence the critics of the government. In the…

The CDN Nest

Cris Evert B. Lato-Ruffolo 02/10/2018

I was 11 years old when Cebu Daily News (CDN) I first saw print in 1998. I was a Grade Five pupil in a small village called Libas in the Town of Merida in Leyte province when…

TNVS Cebu rep: “Stop spreading fake news”

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 02/05/2018

A representative of Transport Network Vehicle Service Cebu (TNVS Cebu) urged fellow drivers to refrain from spreading wrong information that there are 7,000 slots for franchisees in Cebu. Albert Montanez, a TNVS driver for Transport Network Company…

Fact-checking to counter fake news

STEPHEN CAPILLAS 02/01/2018

Last Tuesday’s hearing held by the Senate committee on public information and mass media on fake news produced a rather startling question posed by the committee chairperson, Sen. Grace Poe. The senator was shown in a video…

MAO BA?

Editorial 01/30/2018

SPRAY PAINT BAN Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña’s plan to lobby the passage of an ordinance banning aerosol spray paint because “it promotes vandalism” didn’t sit well with some netizens. Reuben Tadena wrote: “Di naman sa illegal…

MAO BA?

Editorial 01/16/2018

NO MORE FIREWORKS Netizens weren’t too happy with Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña’s decision to prohibit the fireworks display for the Sinulog Grand finale. Karla Rayla Soler wrote, “Way ayu ba! Nasubraan najud. Ok ra ko sa…

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